In the presence of the Lord your God you must eat from the tithe of your grain, your new wine,
then his sister-in-law must approach him in view of the elders, remove his sandal from his foot, and spit in his face.
The scribe Shemaiah son of Nethanel, a Levite, wrote down their names before the king, the officials, Zadok the priest, Ahimelech son of Abiathar, and the leaders of the priestly and Levite families. One family was drawn by lot from Eleazar, and then the next from Ithamar.
Then he spoke up in the presence of all the people. “The Lord says, ‘In the same way I will break the yoke of servitude of all the nations to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,
So I am legally informing you:
Nadab and Abihu died
But the king said, “Let him go over
Elisha said, “As certainly as the Lord who rules over all
So he read it before the plaza in front of the Water Gate from dawn till noon
For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of David. I decided,
Therefore I sent for you at once, and you were kind enough to come.
He ordered the altars of the Baals to be torn down,
And on the basis of faith in Jesus’
Haran died in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans,
And he set the bread in order on it
Also you must offer fellowship offerings and eat them there, rejoicing before the Lord your God.
Then Elkanah went back home to Ramah. But the boy was serving the Lord under the supervision of
Absalom lived in Jerusalem for two years without seeing the king’s face.